Mass Effect: Andromeda male and female protagonists are siblings

By Sherif Saed
8 September 2016 12:31 GMT

BioWare has revealed a couple of interesting details about the Ryders, Mass Effect: Andromeda’s protagonists.


Although BioWare was at Sony’s PlayStation Meeting yesterday to show off how good Mass Effect: Andromeda looks in 4K, the developer managed to slip in a couple of story/character details.

We already know that Ryder will be the name of the game’s protagonist, and that we’ll be able to choose between a male or female version. Speaking to PlayStation Access, creative director Mac Walters confirmed that both Ryders exist as brother and sister in the story.

Now, he didn’t say whether we’re actually going to run into the other during the game, only that they’re “out there somewhere”. Both choices are canon, obviously, as the studio previously indicated.

In the interview, which you can watch below, Walters also confirmed the identity of the dude in N7 armour we saw in the reveal trailer.

Watch on YouTube

That person is actually their father, but the creative director didn’t reveal much else about him.

Andromeda is due out in early 2017 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our policy.

VG247 logo

Buy our t-shirts, yeah

They're far more stylish than your average video game website tat.

VG247 merch